Our new calendar for Michaelmas 2014 is now available to view and download on the Calendar page of our website.
Drama Trip to See War Horse
A group of College students from the 4th, 5th and 6th Form travelled to the New London Theatre to see ‘War Horse’, the children’s story by Michael Morpurgo which has been adapted for the stage by the ...[Show More]
Girls’ Success at Showjumping Grassroots Championships
In their first competition for Pangbourne College, Meredith Wilson, Lily-May Howe, and Lucy Perring together won third place in the 60cm Showjumping Grassroots Championship Qualifier at Bury Farm, Buc...[Show More]
RAF Brass Master Class
As part of the College’s commitment to the ‘Gifted and Talented’ programme, RAF Bandsman, Mr Jonathan Gawn, Principal Tuba of the Scottish Ballet and former Principal Tuba of the Tenerife Symphony Orc...[Show More]
A C Grayling Visits Pangbourne College
Upper Sixth students were privileged recently to welcome Professor A C Grayling, Master of The New College of the Humanities, London, as part of their General Studies lecture programme.
Pangbourne Rugby Player Selected for Coveted ‘Lambs’ National Squad
Sam Rossiter, Sixth Form student at the College has been selected for a coveted place in the Independent Schools Rugby Football Club ‘Lambs’ National squad after a series of tough inter-regional fixtu...[Show More]
Thirteen students from the College undertook the first Duke of Edinburgh Gold Award expedition to the Falkland Islands.
The group of students, under the supervision of Mr Andy Crossley, the Duke o...[Show More]
College Skiing Trip
A group of twenty students accompanied by Mr Corry, Mr Bamforth and Miss Long visited Claviere in Northern Italy, a popular resort nestled next to France. Ski instructors who covered a range of abilit...[Show More]
Evening Piano Recital on Steinway Grand
Nine College musicians and Head of Keyboard, Mrs Canolle, and Director of Music, Mr Brown, gave parents, staff and friends an Evening Piano Recital on the wonderful Steinway model ‘C’ concert grand pi...[Show More]
College forms Partnership with London Irish
Pangbourne College has formed a unique partnership with London Irish.
This gives the College the opportunity for a professional rugby club to impart their knowledge, expertise and experience to th...[Show More]
Physics Department Lecture Trip
A group of Lower Sixth Form physicists attended a lecture on superconductivity at Royal Holloway University.
This lecture was organised as part of Royal Holloway Connect’s ‘Science for Schools Lec...[Show More]
Highly Successful Biennial Assessment
Air Commodore Dawn McCafferty, Commandant of the Air Cadets, visited the College as the Reviewing Officer for the College’s CCF Biennial Inspection.
The day involved presentations and training exer...[Show More]
Mudlarking by the Thames
The Second Form (Year 8) and some First Form (Year 7) boarders thoroughly enjoyed the recent Geography Field Trip to London.
The trip involved taking in some of the architecture and history of the ...[Show More]
Young Designers at Pangbourne
Teams of Year 5 children were invited to the College from local primary schools for a Design Technology morning. The teams designed and produced pewter key rings and packaging with ‘Happiness’ being t...[Show More]
College Girls compete in World’s Largest Rowing Regatta
The College Girls' Four travelled to Boston Massachusetts to compete in the largest rowing regatta in the world – the Head of the Charles Regatta, which is the climax of the US racing season.
Over ...[Show More]
Team Maths Challenge Regional Finals
Members of the Sixth Form travelled to Reading for the Regional Finals of the Team Maths Challenge.
The Challenge involves timed problem-solving activities. For example, one round involved the tea...[Show More]
House Debating starts Afresh
Macquarie and Port Jackson were pitted against one another in the first round of this year’s Divisional Debating Competition in which Macquarie was the winner and Theo Swan the Best Speaker.
The m...[Show More]
Duke of Edinburgh Gold Experience
Fourteen members of the Lower Sixth went to Llangorse in South Wales to undertake their Duke of Edinburgh Gold Practice Expedition.
The group covered four different routes with two in the Black Mo...[Show More]
Hymn Singing at its Best
Congers (Congregational Practice) is a highlight of the College week, wherethe community comes together to practise hymn singing with Mr Jonathan Brown, Director of Music.
With his engaging style,...[Show More]
Fun with Science
Every Friday, a group of First Formers [Year 7] meet with Mrs Bamforth and Mr Laurencin (Biology Technician) for the Dunbar Science Club. The emphasis is very much on having fun whilst learning about ...[Show More]
Pangbourne Junior Sculls' Success
The College were on to a winning streak at the Pangbourne Junior Sculls with the College boys senior quad of George Pearce, Luke Towers, Felix Lammers and Ben Maxwell posting the fastest time of the e...[Show More]
CCF Field Day
This term's College CCF Field Day was held at Bramley training area. The day consisted offive activities that included camouflage and concealment, weapon training, shelter building, orienteering and e...[Show More]
6th Form Mathematicians discuss ‘Interesting Numbers’
The Abelian Group, the College’s Upper Sixth Mathematics Club, had a lively debate with Ms McConalogue and Mr Woodcock at its most recent meeting.
Jamie Miller, Cally Choy, Kirill Nezvigin, Lavani...[Show More]
First British Climber to reach Summit of Mount Everest without Oxygen tells His Story
Mr Stephen Venables, the first British climber to succeed in reaching the summit of Everest without oxygen, gave a thrilling talk to a crowded room of over 250 people, including boarders, staff, paren...[Show More]
College Girls Champions for 2nd Year Running
The Berkshire U16 Indoor Hockey Championship Finals day, held at Bradfield College on the 11th November, saw the defending champions, Pangbourne College, retain the Berkshire U16 indoor championship. ...[Show More]
Remembrance Sunday 2013
Members of the College Marching Band led the Remembrance Sunday Parade through Pangbourne Village in the afternoon.
It was a busy day as they had already led the Parade at Pangbourne College taken ...[Show More]
Members of the Lower Sixth Form accompanied Head of Science, Dr Ian Hart, to the first Cafe Scientifique meeting of the academic year.
Cafe Scientifique is a grass-roots science initiative open to...[Show More]
Artist-in-Residence shares Exhibition with Year 7 Students
Miss Bertie, Pangbourne College Artist-in-Residence, gave Year 7 students an opportunity recently to see her first Pangbourne College exhibition which was on the theme of ‘The River Thames’.
Junior Equestrian Team in Final at National Championships
For the second consecutive year, the College reached the Final of the 80cm to 90cm Showjumping class at the National Schools Equestrian Association Championships. Junior Equestrian Team riders Lily Pe...[Show More]
Pringle Cup Placing
The College took 3rd place in the Sir Stuart Pringle Trophy Competition. The annual ‘Pringle Cup’ is an arduous event for the marine contingent of the CCF which tests cadets both physically and mental...[Show More]
Pangbourne celebrates European Day of Languages
The European Day of Languages provided an excellent opportunity to celebrate the various languages spoken and taught within the College. The College community greeted one another in a range of differe...[Show More]
6th Form Students visit Globe Theatre
The 6th Form drama students visited the Globe Theatre where they watched a performance of Shakespeare’s ‘Macbeth’.
Ms Atack said, ‘Given that Shakespeare’s plays have had such a major impact on the...[Show More]
College are Lead Choir at National Seafarers’ Service
Heads of choir Thea Swan and Tyler Spicer were excited about the prospect of singing Charles Wood’s ‘O Thou the Central Orb’ and Faure’s ‘Agnus Dei’ at St Paul’s Cathedral, London, yesterday.Over 70 m...[Show More]
Pangbourne’s got Talent
After a busy afternoon of sporting fixtures, Pangbourne College students took to the stage in Drake and gave parents, grandparents, staff and their fellow students a very enjoyable evening of live mus...[Show More]
Dunbar Boarders Time Travel
Year 7 and 8 boarders enjoyed recently a trip to the Ashmolean, the University of Oxford’s Museum of Art and Archaeology in Oxford. There they focussed their attentions on Roman coins in the Local Fin...[Show More]
‘Autumn Leaves’ for Marching Band
To celebrate autumn, five members of this year’s Marching Band played a Pangbourne College instrumental version of the classic song ‘Autumn Leaves’, while students were inspected by Lieutenant Colonel...[Show More]
Pangbourne Girls’ Win at British Rowing Championships
Pangbourne College female rowers, identical twins Shannon and Laura Webb, won the Girls’ Under 18 Coxless Pairs event at the British Rowing Championships in Nottingham. In surprisingly cool and damp t...[Show More]
Improvisation Workshop for 6th Form Dramatists
Two experienced actors from ‘Nicely Thank You’ theatre company visited the school last Thursday to give an hour-long improvisation workshop to the Upper Sixth Drama and Theatre Studies students before...[Show More]
100 years of Car Manufacturing at Cowley
U6 Business and Economics pupils visited the assembly line of the BMW Mini factory, where cars have been manufactured since 1913.The site has received £500m of investment over the course of the last y...[Show More]
Art Exhibition stimulates Thought
Art is a powerful medium through which important theological and philosophical questions can be explored. With this in mind, a group of Lower Sixth Religious Studies students visited an art exhibition...[Show More]
Win for College
At the Royal County of Berkshire Show in the 3ft class the Pangbourne College Equestrian team of Niamh Smith (Mr Macauley), Barney Symons (Harry), Lily Pearce (Push Button), and Olivia Harvey (Mrs Dou...[Show More]
Local MP visits Pangbourne College
Seven Pangbourne College students met Mr Alok Sharma, Conservative MP for Reading West, who visited Pangbourne College this week with Mrs Connick, Managing Director of Talentino Careers. Jack Wood, Wi...[Show More]
The entire Lower Sixth have taken part in an enterprise education competition run by the Institute of Chartered Accountants. Each tutor group, with the support of their tutor, had to work through a co...[Show More]
Lectures by Renowned Academics
On a visit to Royal Holloway University,Pangbourne College Sixth Formgeography students were stretched and engaged by a series of lectures. The first,given by Prof. Stuart Lane (University of Lausanne...[Show More]
World Rowing Junior Championships for Ben
Pangbourne College rower Ben Maxwell, aged 17, was selected to represent Great Britain at the World Rowing Junior Championships at Trakai, Lithuania. He raced in a coxless pair with Alastair Douglass ...[Show More]